Credit: All photos Tom Sherwood

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The late D.C. Councilmember Jim Graham was known to scour second-hand stores and antique shops for a wide array of memorabilia, erotic art, furniture, lamps, rugs, silver, and pottery.

And now it can be yours. 

His collection is on pre-auction display on two levels of Sloans & Kenyon’s Auctioneers and Appraisers. Staff members say a steady stream of antique dealers have come in, saying, “I sold that to Jim.” The auction is this Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. at 7034 Wisconsin Ave. in Bethesda. 

Movers are still clearing out Graham’s apartment and say stacks of miscellaneous papers and campaign material are yet to be sorted out for a future auction beyond the two this weekend. 

Graham died in June of 2017 at 71. He served Ward 1 on the Council, and was a tireless advocate for the LGBT community and the poor in D.C.